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Fundamentals of Structural Integrity: Damage Tolerant Design and Nondestructive Evaluation

Fundamentals of Structural Integrity: Damage Tolerant Design and Nondestructive Evaluation

Alten F. Grandt Jr.

ISBN: 978-0-471-21459-5

Nov 2003

560 pages

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$175.00

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Discusses applications of failures and evaluation techniques to a variety of industries.
* Presents a unified approach using two key elements of structural design.

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Preface.

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Introduction.

2. Review of Preliminary Concepts.

3. Introduction to Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics.

4. Nondestructive Evaluation.

DAMAGE TOLERANCE ANALYSIS.

5. Crack Tip Plasticity.

6. Fracture and Residual Strength.

7. Fatigue Crack Growth.

8. Stress Intensity Factor Analysis.

9. Service-Induced Damage.

NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION.

10. Visual and Liquid Penetrant Inspections.

11. Radiographic Inspections. 

12. Ultrasonic Inspection.

13. Eddy Current Inspection.

14. Magnetic Particle Inspection.

15. Other Inspection Methods.

APPLICATIONS.

16. Design Considerations.

17. Structural Integrity of Aging Systems.

18. Concluding Remarks.

Appendix. AFGROW User's Guide.

Index.

Companion Site

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  • In-depth discussions of crack tip plasticity issues and fatigue crack growth
  • Methods for obtaining stress intensity factor solutions
  • Procedures for anticipating service-induced fatigue and corrosion damage
  • In-depth presentations of all major nondestructive inspection techniques
  • Coverage of inspection intervals and residual strength
  • U.S. Air Force AFGROW life prediction software included on the associated CD

Supplements:

The book will include a CD containing the software AFGROW developed for analysis of airframe designs by the US Airforce.